On This Day in Queen History – 5 March

In 1963 – Roger Taylor founded The Cousin Jacks, playing rhythm guitar.
In 1966 – The Opposition played Constitutional Hall, Wigston, Leics, UK.
In 1968 – 1984 band split due to creative differences.
In 1975 – Queen played Mary E Sawyer Auditorium, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.
In 1976 – Eddie Howell “The Man From Manhattan” 7″ single released, Freddie Mercury (prod/piano/bvs); Brian May (guitar).
In 1977 – Queen played the Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
In 1988 – The Cross played The Hummingbird, Birmingham, UK.
In 1991 – Hollywood Records Remasters (re-releases) with bonus re-mixes on CD and cassette (USA): “Sheer Hear Attack”, “A Day At The Races”, “News Of The World”, “Hot Space”. \

Sheer Heart Attack Hollywood 1991 remaster

In 1993 – The Brian May Band played Hammerjacks, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
In 1996 – “You Don’t Fool Me ” + “You Don’t Fool Me (Dutch Edit)” single released (Holland).
In 2003 – Brian May and Roger Taylor arrived in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa to meet and work with Dave Stewart towards Nelson Mandela’s AIDS project November that year. Check out Brian’s message” “HEY FROM SOUTH AFRICA”.
In 2003 – Brian May interviewed KMF Radio, Cape Town, South Africa. 

Brian May Cape Town Radio
Brian May Cape Town Radio

Brian May Cape Town Radio Kfm 94.5 South Africa 5 March 2003

In 2006 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. In 2006 – Brian May comments on his web site on the new Queen + Paul Rodgers song “Take Love,” commenting that it was written by Paul Rodgers.
In 2011 – Brian May working on a documentary on the History of 3-D.
In 2012 – ‘Rockstar’ by Dappy ft Brian May was the highest new entry at No 2 in The Official UK Top 40 Singles Chart.
In 2012 – Brian May helped launch the London Green Party Animal Manifesto, Battersea Park, London. In 2012 – Queen’s “Greatest Hits” with 5.863 million copies sold in UK was No.1 on the “The Official Charts Top 10 Biggest Selling Album Of All Time”. “Greatest Hits II ” with 3.887 million copies sold was at No.10 in the sales charts.
In 2013 – Brian May and Roger Taylor attended Queen PRS plaque unveiling at Imperial College, London.

Brian and Roger - PRS plaque unveiling
Brian and Roger – PRS plaque unveiling

FULL EVENT: Queen PRS for Music Plaque Unveiling, Speeches, Questions 5 March 2013

In 2016 – Brian May & Kerry Ellis – One Voice The Tour 2016, Congress Centre, Zlin, Czech Republic.